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Steve Lohr / New York Times:
US now has the world's fastest supercomputer, capable of 200 quadrillion calculations per second, called Summit, which cost $200M to develop   —  The United States just won bragging rights in the race to build the world's speediest supercomputer.  —  For five years, China had the world's fastest computer …
Jun 12, 2018, 1:10 AMIn context
Li Yuan / New York Times:
The near-collapse of ZTE may prompt China's Sputnik moment, when it gets serious about developing its own advanced chip capabilities   —  HONG KONG — Once derided as a technology backwater and copycat, China is justifiably proud of its technology boom.  Its people zip around the country on high-speed trains.
Jun 11, 2018, 8:05 AMIn context
Nathaniel Popper / New York Times:
Profile of Susquehanna, one of the first major Wall Street institutional investors to create a Bitcoin trading desk, as it looks to expand to more crypto assets   —  SAN FRANCISCO — While a number of large financial institutions have discussed trading Bitcoin, one firm has already begun doing it.
Jun 11, 2018, 4:35 AMIn context
Rick Rojas / New York Times:
Newark opens high-quality feeds from city's surveillance cameras to the public, asks to report suspicious activity; some fear it may help stalkers and burglars   —  Surveillance cameras monitored by the police have become a ubiquitous presence in many cities.  In Newark, anyone with internet access is allowed to watch.
Jun 10, 2018, 1:15 PMIn context
New York Times:
Facebook has had data-sharing partnerships with Huawei, Lenovo, Oppo, and TCL since at least 2010 and will wind down the Huawei deal by the end of the week   —  Facebook has data-sharing partnerships with at least four Chinese electronics companies, including a manufacturing giant …
Jun 5, 2018, 7:45 PMIn context
Sheera Frenkel / New York Times:
Some political ads slipped or bypassed Facebook's new restrictions for disclosure and authorization in California's Fourth Congressional District primary   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Regina Bateson had just finished an Easter egg hunt with her children on April 1 when her phone started buzzing.
Jun 4, 2018, 10:20 AMIn context
New York Times:
Facebook gave 60+ device makers, including Apple, Amazon, and Samsung, deeper access to users' personal info than previously known, through private APIs   —  The company formed data-sharing partnerships with Apple, Samsung and dozens of other device makers, raising new concerns about its privacy protections.
Jun 3, 2018, 10:28 PMIn context
New York Times:
Inside the debate at Google about the company's cooperation with the military on AI, after contract for Defense Department's Project Maven became public   —  WASHINGTON — Fei-Fei Li is among the brightest stars in the burgeoning field of artificial intelligence, somehow managing to hold …
May 30, 2018, 8:10 AMIn context
Natasha Singer / New York Times:
Big tech industry groups claim EU's new ePrivacy Regulation will limit growth online; the law has been delayed after being slated to go into effect this month   —  The new European data privacy legislation is so stringent that it could kill off data-driven online services and chill innovations …
May 28, 2018, 3:35 PMIn context
Ana Swanson / New York Times:
Trump tweets that ZTE will have to pay $1.3B fine, give high-level security guarantees, and change its management and board to have US sanctions lifted   —  WASHINGTON — The Trump administration told lawmakers it had reached a deal that would keep the Chinese telecom firm ZTE alive …
May 25, 2018, 10:45 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Winning hackathon project now helping millions read and write  —  Teacher Merlyne Graves used to spend hours recording for her students who struggled with reading.  Not any more.
IBM:
IBM will give $200,000 to a team that can come up with a solution for natural disaster preparedness  —  Call for Code, The initiative for developers to use their mastery of the latest technologies, to build solutions that can change the world.
eero:
Another day, another cyber security threat. eero keeps your network protected.  —  VPNFilter is the latest router-based malware and is estimated to affect over 500,000 consumer routers.
Zoho:
Planned maintenance of our US Data Center: July 7th, 2018 - 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM PST  —  We have planned a network infrastructure upgrade on our primary data center in the USA on July 7th, 2018 from 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM PST.